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Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

A work made of square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen.
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  • A work made of square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen.

Date:

Edo period (1615–1868), 1801/25

Artist:

Japan

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Textiles

Title

Uchishiki (Altar Cloth)

Place

Japan (Artist's nationality)

Date

Made 1801–1825

Medium

Square piece of kinran, plain compound silk of orange-brown ground with pattern woven in gilded paper strips finely cut, representing chrysanthemum and peony scrolls, lined with white linen

Dimensions

66.7 × 67 cm (26 1/4 × 26 3/8 in.)

Credit Line

Gift of Martin A. Ryerson

Reference Number

1932.261

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